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Cape Cod is a foodie paradise

Cape Cod, Massachusetts is an ideal vacation or weekend destination for family fun or a romantic getaway. Known for its charming historic towns, abundant culture and art, unique shopping, and outdoor recreation on pristine beaches and challenging golf courses, each visit can offer a new experience or a revisit to a favorite pastime. Cape Cod is a foodie’s paradise, rich with excellent wineries and fabulous food festivals that delight and educate the most discerning palates.

From May to October, food festivals celebrate locally grown foods and culinary specialties with a variety sure to please all tastes. The Nantucket Wine Festival, held every May, is one of the nation’s premier foodie events, bringing winemakers from around the world to share their best wines. Special tastings are offered at luncheons, dinners, and private wine events at local restaurants. Learn more about wine and food at seminars taught by industry leaders and celebrity chefs.

In June, you can vote for the best clam chowder in the Cape at the annual Cape Cod Chowder Festival. You’ll get a nerd and a spoon to try and judge from more than a dozen chowder samples from restaurants around the area while being entertained by live bands that perform throughout the day.

Learn how to grow organic herbs, catch a lobster and more at the week-long Harwich Farm Fest in August. Enjoy demonstrations and talks on agriculture and aquaculture from local farms ending with activities at the Brooks Park Farmer’s Market.

These are just a few samples of the wine and food festivals that can be found throughout the year on Cape Cod. Visit for a week or a weekend for unrivaled culinary delights unique to the area for truly memorable and filling experiences.